SunEdison Acquires Solar Grid Storage

Solar giant SunEdison announced today that it has acquired Solar Grid Storage, an early developer of grid-connected solar microgrids. SunEdison acquired Solar Grid Storage's  project origination team and project pipeline, along with four operating storage projects. The acquisition adds battery storage to SunEdison's solar and wind … [Read more...]

Solar Grid Storage to Show the Value of ‘Solar + Storage’ to the Grid

Solar Grid Storage has won $968,120 from the Department of Energy’s SunShot Initiative Incubator program to show the value of ‘solar + storage' on the grid and accelerate its adoption. Solar Grid Storage will develop a Solar Storage Operations Center (SSOC) to address the unique needs of managing grid-connected photovoltaic (PV) + storage … [Read more...]

Microgrid Money Flowing in Connecticut, New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania

Northeastern governors continue to show that all of their microgrid talk wasn’t just talk following last year’s Superstorm Sandy. Connecticut plans to open up bidding in January for $15 million it is making available in its second round of microgrid funding. The program is meant to keep power flowing to critical buildings, like police … [Read more...]

Why this Solar Project Is Not Like the Others: Maryland’s MicroGrid Play

Let’s face it, solar is becoming so prevalent, a new project announcement is kind of a yawn. But Maryland offered an exception this week when it unveiled a solar project that incorporates energy storage and creates one of the nation’s first commercial-scale solar microgrids. Developed by Standard Solar and Solar Grid Storage, the 402-kW plant … [Read more...]